1. sidetone

    starting xconsole on desktop

    Is it possible to start xconsole on the desktop? It can be turned by setting it on from XDM. I may have to do this. For convenience, I want to be able to turn it on and off from the desktop, also without restarting my window manager. xconsole &bg couldn't open console xconsole -file...
  2. A

    can't run xconsole as non-root user

    Can't say on which version of FreeBSD it stop working, it's ok on 7.3, but doen't work on 10.2 and 11.0. When I start it, it says "Couldn't open console" within it's window. When I start it as xconsole -file /dev/console, it shows a blank window, no messages. su within xterm doesn't help (same...
  3. MarcoB

    XConsole not showing the console log

    Hi, I recently started to use x11/xdm. After logging in and when X starts, xconsole is also started. I thought it would be nice to follow the console messages in X instead of switching with Ctrl+Alt+F1 all the time. XConsole is executed in /usr/local/lib/X11/xdm/Xsetup_0 and afaik it should...
  4. sidetone

    Solved xdm: make xconsole go away after log-in

    How would I make x11/xconsole go away automatically after XDM logs into the window manager?
  5. R

    No output on xconsole

    Hi! I've changed from FreeBSD 8.3 to 10.1. I would like to see some kernel printfs with the xconsole, but I can't get it work. I've played around with the variable kern.vty. Using "sc" or "vt" but it doesn't help. May this be a bug or am I missing something? Kind regards, Rainer.
  6. B

    xconsole failure in 8.0

    I can't get xconsole working, "Couldn't open console" the permissions seem OK: crw------- 1 billy wheel 0, 6 Jan 3 22:30 /dev/console using xdm, release 8.0. It used to work fine on 7.1 but I seem to remember a /dev/xconsole?? any ideas? xterm -C the same: $ xterm -C xterm: cannot...